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LA COLLINA
PROJECTED OPENING: November 21st, 2020 731 C Street SE A new restaurant opening in Capitol Hill, La Collina, will bring a modern take on the classic Italian osteria to D.C this November. Guests can get excited for a walk-up antipasti and panini window at lunch, that can be enjoyed on the patio. In the evening, La Collina will serve up a variety of homemade pastas, antipasti, salumi, cocktails, and carafes of wine. Prepared meals will also be available to be enjoyed from the comfort of guest's home. For more information, visit their website here.
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THE DUCK AND THE PEACH
PROJECTED OPENING: November 14th, 2020 300 7th Street SE This November, a California with a touch of New England restaurant, The Duck and The Peach, will be coming to Capitol Hill. This two-in-one New American restaurant is all about letting ingredients speak for themselves. It will start the day with kitchen counter service offering a quick breakfast and lunch items and then transform into a lively and delicious dinner party during the evening. A special feature of this restaurant is the house rotisserie, which showcases the nightly specials. Meals to go will also be an important aspect for this new concept. For more information, visit their website here.  
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CHIKO BETHESDA
PROJECTED OPENING: Winter 2020 7280 Woodmont Avenue This Winter, Chiko, a fine-casual Chinese-Korean restaurant, will be opening its third DMV location in Bethesda Row. The menu at the new Bethesda location will be similar to the D.C. locations featuring dishes such as Szechuan hot fried chicken sandwiches, pork-kimchi potstickers, wok-charred noodles, and more. There are also vegetarian and gluten-free options available, as well as kids options, creating something for everyone. 
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BUTTER CHICKEN COMPANY 4
PROJECTED OPENING: Winter 2020 1506 19th Street NW Restaurateur Asad Sheikh is expanding his Butter Chicken Company 4 this Winter to Dupont Circle. Similar to the first downtown D.C. location, Butter Chicken Company 4 will only prepare 300 servings per day and focuses on only one dish, Butter Chicken, priced at $11 and served with two sides on Naan. Sheikh's Chef/Partner Praveen Kumar traveled to New Delhi in Fall 2019 in order to serve the most authentic Butter Chicken to their guests.   
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SPANISH DINER
PROJECTED OPENING: Spring 2021 7271 Woodmont Avenue Chef Josè Andrès is bringing his Iberian take of the classic American all-day restaurant, with the opening of Spanish Diner next year. Formerly home to Jaleo, this new restaurant will be open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Spanish Diner specializes in comfort food classics, in a high-energy environment. Originally opening in New York, the new Spanish Diner in Bethesda will similarly feature large portions of Spanish favorites as well as Pica Pica, traditonal specialties, and selections of Spanish cocktails, beers, and wines.
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KURA REVOLVING SUSHI BAR
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2020 614 H Street NW A new sushi bar will be opening in D.C. this year. Kura Revolving Sushi Bar will serve over 140 dishes, ranging from sushi, ramen, tempura, and desserts. Kura's philosphy is to prepare their food using natural ingredients with no additives or artificial preservatives. Their unique and one of a kind dining experience features: a revolving sushi belt, ordering touch panels, an express belt, Bikurra Pon prize system, and more.   
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MAIZ 64
PROJECTED OPENING: December 2020 1324 14th Street NW A new taco bar and mezcal lounge will be opening in D.C. in December, in the space formally occupied by B Too. This new two-level concept will serve lunch and dinner, with costs ranging from $38 to $50. The plan for this restaurant is to apply Mexican techniques to Mid-Atlantic ingredients.  Photo by Jorge Mdahuar/BizJournal
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NAPOLI SALUMERIA
PROJECTED OPENING: Late October 2020 1301 Joyce Street Napoli Pasta Bar will be expanding into Northern Virginia this month with the opening of Napoli Salumeria, expected to act as a "sister deli" to the pasta bar. The deli will offer imported products, pastas, sauces, meats, sandwhiches, and much more. Also available at this new Pentagon Row concept are items from Napoli's antipasti menu at their Columbia Heights location. There will also be a retial corner that sells ceramic from artists along the Amalfi Coast. For more information, visit their website here. Photo by Napoli Pasta Bar Instagram
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STELLINA PIZZERIA: ARLINGTON
PROJECTED OPENING: Late 2020 2800 South Randolph Street Stellina Pizzeria will be opening their first Nothern Virginia later this year in the Shirlington neighborhood of Arlington. The menu will feature Stellina's signature neo-Neolpolitan pizzas, as well as homemade pastas, panini, and other Italian street food. A new feature that will be available at this new location is a deli-style counter that will serve fresh pasta by the pound, homemade sauces, and DIY pizza and pasta kits. For more information on Stellina Pizzeria, visit their website here.
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APÈRO
PROJECTED OPENING: Late Spring 2021 2622 P Street NW A new wine and cocktail bar, specializing in champagne and caviar, is coming to Georgetown next year. Apèro, named after the French word describing happy hour, aims to be the place people start or end their night out. This new spot can seat 42 people inside and 30 people in their garden patio. Apèro will be available for private events, and also for the general public to enjoy. For more information, click here.